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fixed ncm content meta-database resource leak
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Tinfoil - Archive

This is an archive of the code used in the original Tinfoil, licensed under the MIT license. Please see for a title installer under active development.


  1. Install FS sig patches, there are two ways of doing this:
    • Using the latest hekate with the option kip1patch=nosigchk in hekate_ipl.ini.
    • Using ReiNX
  2. Place the tinfoil nro in the "switch" folder on your sd card, and run using the homebrew menu.


Courtesy of LavaTech, builds are made automatically for each commit at:

When ready, full releases will be located at:


  1. Place NSPs in /tinfoil/nsp or extracted NSPs in /tinfoil/extracted.
  2. Launch Tinfoil via the homebrew menu and install your NSPs.

Network Install Instructions

  1. Download and install Python 3.6.6 from
  2. Download from by right clicking on Raw and clicking "Save link as..."
  3. Open the Network Install menu in Tinfoil
  4. Run on your PC on the same network as your Switch with python <switch ip> <nsp directory>, or alternatively with no arguments for interactive mode.
  5. ???
  6. Profit


If you enjoy my work any and all donations are much appreciated :)


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